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Code: PCC/21/696 Motivational Interviewing Cohort 3

***THIS TRAINING IS FOR CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE STAFF ONLY***

 

‘You lot don’t care! You’re going to take our kids away and you get a bonus for that’
‘Why aren’t you going to the neighbours down the road, they’re much worse than us!’
‘What do you know? Do you have kids of your own?’

Are these kinds of ‘heart-sink’ phrases familiar? Do you or your staff frequently find themselves on the defensive as practitioners or as managers? In an environment of diminishing resources and increasing demand on services, we need a fresh and imaginative approach.
Motivational Interviewing is a framework of intervention, brought together in the 1990s by Professor William Miller and Professor Stephen Rollnick. It is an approach designed to work with those most resistant to change or stuck in entrenched behaviours. The premise of Motivational Interviewing is that motivation is not a ‘fixed state’ that a person does or does not have. Rather, motivation ebbs and flows depending on many factors such as circumstances, mood and so forth. The skilled practitioner (or manager) will harness whatever very little motivation there might be, and help it move in the right direction. The Motivational Interviewing approach borrows in from other sources such as Carl Rogers’ person-centred counselling; Socratic thinking and Prochaska & DiClemente’s Cycle of Behaviour change.
The key principles are:
• Engagement with the client, rather than doing something to them – i.e. change cannot be forced or pushed on to someone. It has to be internal for the client to be meaningful and long term.
• Rolling with resistance (NB this is not rolling over or being passive)
• Express empathy
• Avoid conflict
• Developing discrepancy in client’s thinking
• Support self-responsibility
Clients are often stuck or ambivalent about making changes for themselves. Practitioners can easily collude with this ‘stuckness’, or out of frustration try to push people to action, which only increases resistance. Motivational Interviewing helps to make the practitioner aware of these tendencies, and give them options to work more powerfully in ways that create more possibility of change for their clients.
Our MI training course gives a highly interactive and practical experience of Motivational Interviewing, and its potential power to engage with people meaningfully, rather than do something to them. There will be opportunities for demonstration, discussion, and questions, conducted in ways that model the principles of a motivational skills approach. We will explore together how we can all nurture even the smallest steps of progress, with the emphasis on encouragement and trying to bring out the best in others as well as ourselves.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 The Portsmouth Academy Map
2 29 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 The Portsmouth Academy Map
3 02 November 2021 09:45 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
4 30 November 2021 09:45 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
5 19 January 2022 09:45 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/698 Motivational Interviewing Cohort 5

***THIS TRAINING IS FOR CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE STAFF ONLY***

 

‘You lot don’t care! You’re going to take our kids away and you get a bonus for that’
‘Why aren’t you going to the neighbours down the road, they’re much worse than us!’
‘What do you know? Do you have kids of your own?’

Are these kinds of ‘heart-sink’ phrases familiar? Do you or your staff frequently find themselves on the defensive as practitioners or as managers? In an environment of diminishing resources and increasing demand on services, we need a fresh and imaginative approach.
Motivational Interviewing is a framework of intervention, brought together in the 1990s by Professor William Miller and Professor Stephen Rollnick. It is an approach designed to work with those most resistant to change or stuck in entrenched behaviours. The premise of Motivational Interviewing is that motivation is not a ‘fixed state’ that a person does or does not have. Rather, motivation ebbs and flows depending on many factors such as circumstances, mood and so forth. The skilled practitioner (or manager) will harness whatever very little motivation there might be, and help it move in the right direction. The Motivational Interviewing approach borrows in from other sources such as Carl Rogers’ person-centred counselling; Socratic thinking and Prochaska & DiClemente’s Cycle of Behaviour change.
The key principles are:
• Engagement with the client, rather than doing something to them – i.e. change cannot be forced or pushed on to someone. It has to be internal for the client to be meaningful and long term.
• Rolling with resistance (NB this is not rolling over or being passive)
• Express empathy
• Avoid conflict
• Developing discrepancy in client’s thinking
• Support self-responsibility
Clients are often stuck or ambivalent about making changes for themselves. Practitioners can easily collude with this ‘stuckness’, or out of frustration try to push people to action, which only increases resistance. Motivational Interviewing helps to make the practitioner aware of these tendencies, and give them options to work more powerfully in ways that create more possibility of change for their clients.
Our MI training course gives a highly interactive and practical experience of Motivational Interviewing, and its potential power to engage with people meaningfully, rather than do something to them. There will be opportunities for demonstration, discussion, and questions, conducted in ways that model the principles of a motivational skills approach. We will explore together how we can all nurture even the smallest steps of progress, with the emphasis on encouragement and trying to bring out the best in others as well as ourselves.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 The Portsmouth Academy Map
2 02 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 The Portsmouth Academy Map
3 30 November 2021 13:15 - 15:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map
4 19 January 2022 13:15 - 15:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map
5 15 February 2022 13:15 - 15:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/856 Project Manager Seminar

This is a 90-minute monthly seminar for any PCC, GBC or CCG project manager, primarily for those relatively new to project management.

It is facilitated on Microsoft Teams on a drop-in / drop-out basis, so attendees can participate for all or part of the time allocated, depending on their other commitments.

The seminars will be an opportunity for participants to ask questions, share stories relating to their practice and get coaching from the facilitator and the other participants.

Guest speaker to be confirmed

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 November 2021 14:00 - 15:30 Microsoft Teams Meeting Map

Code: PCC/21/704 Motivational Interviewing IRO/CP Advisors

***THIS TRAINING IS FOR CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE STAFF ONLY***

 

‘You lot don’t care! You’re going to take our kids away and you get a bonus for that’
‘Why aren’t you going to the neighbours down the road, they’re much worse than us!’
‘What do you know? Do you have kids of your own?’

Are these kinds of ‘heart-sink’ phrases familiar? Do you or your staff frequently find themselves on the defensive as practitioners or as managers? In an environment of diminishing resources and increasing demand on services, we need a fresh and imaginative approach.
Motivational Interviewing is a framework of intervention, brought together in the 1990s by Professor William Miller and Professor Stephen Rollnick. It is an approach designed to work with those most resistant to change or stuck in entrenched behaviours. The premise of Motivational Interviewing is that motivation is not a ‘fixed state’ that a person does or does not have. Rather, motivation ebbs and flows depending on many factors such as circumstances, mood and so forth. The skilled practitioner (or manager) will harness whatever very little motivation there might be, and help it move in the right direction. The Motivational Interviewing approach borrows in from other sources such as Carl Rogers’ person-centred counselling; Socratic thinking and Prochaska & DiClemente’s Cycle of Behaviour change.
The key principles are:
• Engagement with the client, rather than doing something to them – i.e. change cannot be forced or pushed on to someone. It has to be internal for the client to be meaningful and long term.
• Rolling with resistance (NB this is not rolling over or being passive)
• Express empathy
• Avoid conflict
• Developing discrepancy in client’s thinking
• Support self-responsibility
Clients are often stuck or ambivalent about making changes for themselves. Practitioners can easily collude with this ‘stuckness’, or out of frustration try to push people to action, which only increases resistance. Motivational Interviewing helps to make the practitioner aware of these tendencies, and give them options to work more powerfully in ways that create more possibility of change for their clients.
Our MI training course gives a highly interactive and practical experience of Motivational Interviewing, and its potential power to engage with people meaningfully, rather than do something to them. There will be opportunities for demonstration, discussion, and questions, conducted in ways that model the principles of a motivational skills approach. We will explore together how we can all nurture even the smallest steps of progress, with the emphasis on encouragement and trying to bring out the best in others as well as ourselves.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 October 2021 09:30 - 16:15 Virtual Learning Platform Map
2 01 December 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map
3 19 January 2022 13:30 - 16:15 Virtual Learning Platform Map
4 04 March 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/551 Handling of People Refresher (theory and practice) (EVENT FULL)

Who Should Complete it?

Experienced care staff working for PCC or the private sector wanting a refresher course in the moving and handling of people

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 December 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room) Map

Code: PCC/21/874 Posture Awareness for supervisors

A 2hr course focusing on the anatomy and physiology of the back and the causes of a compromised posture

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 December 2021 13:30 - 15:30 Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room) Map

Code: PCC/21/373 Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) Awareness

Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) is a permanent, lifelong disability caused by exposure to alcohol during pregnancy. The affected child often presents with a bewildering complexity of symptoms and behaviours many of which will only present at school age, when the alcohol in pregnancy has been forgotten or is considered irrelevant.


This workshop will raise awareness of the effects of parenatal exposure to alcohol and how we can best manage presenting behaviours for the best outcomes for the child. You will learn what FAS is and how to work with children and families effected by FAS.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 December 2021 09:30 - 11:00 Microsoft Teams Meeting Map

Code: PCC/21/699 Motivational Interviewing Cohort 6

***THIS TRAINING IS FOR CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE STAFF ONLY***

 

‘You lot don’t care! You’re going to take our kids away and you get a bonus for that’
‘Why aren’t you going to the neighbours down the road, they’re much worse than us!’
‘What do you know? Do you have kids of your own?’

Are these kinds of ‘heart-sink’ phrases familiar? Do you or your staff frequently find themselves on the defensive as practitioners or as managers? In an environment of diminishing resources and increasing demand on services, we need a fresh and imaginative approach.
Motivational Interviewing is a framework of intervention, brought together in the 1990s by Professor William Miller and Professor Stephen Rollnick. It is an approach designed to work with those most resistant to change or stuck in entrenched behaviours. The premise of Motivational Interviewing is that motivation is not a ‘fixed state’ that a person does or does not have. Rather, motivation ebbs and flows depending on many factors such as circumstances, mood and so forth. The skilled practitioner (or manager) will harness whatever very little motivation there might be, and help it move in the right direction. The Motivational Interviewing approach borrows in from other sources such as Carl Rogers’ person-centred counselling; Socratic thinking and Prochaska & DiClemente’s Cycle of Behaviour change.
The key principles are:
• Engagement with the client, rather than doing something to them – i.e. change cannot be forced or pushed on to someone. It has to be internal for the client to be meaningful and long term.
• Rolling with resistance (NB this is not rolling over or being passive)
• Express empathy
• Avoid conflict
• Developing discrepancy in client’s thinking
• Support self-responsibility
Clients are often stuck or ambivalent about making changes for themselves. Practitioners can easily collude with this ‘stuckness’, or out of frustration try to push people to action, which only increases resistance. Motivational Interviewing helps to make the practitioner aware of these tendencies, and give them options to work more powerfully in ways that create more possibility of change for their clients.
Our MI training course gives a highly interactive and practical experience of Motivational Interviewing, and its potential power to engage with people meaningfully, rather than do something to them. There will be opportunities for demonstration, discussion, and questions, conducted in ways that model the principles of a motivational skills approach. We will explore together how we can all nurture even the smallest steps of progress, with the emphasis on encouragement and trying to bring out the best in others as well as ourselves.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 The Portsmouth Academy Map
2 09 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 The Portsmouth Academy Map
3 06 December 2021 13:15 - 15:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map
4 20 January 2022 13:15 - 15:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map
5 08 March 2022 09:45 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/762 Basic Life Support (First Aid) AM (Cancelled)

This course is for social care staff who are working towards the Care Certificate and do not require a full EFAW or FAW qualification. It is also appropriate for NHS staff who require a knowledge of basic life support.

Please note this course will not meet full HSE or OFSTED requirements.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Nelson Training Room Map

Code: PCC/21/763 Basic Life Support (First Aid) PM (Cancelled)

This course is for social care staff who are working towards the Care Certificate and do not require a full EFAW or FAW qualification. It is also appropriate for NHS staff who require a knowledge of basic life support.

Please note this course will not meet full HSE or OFSTED requirements.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Nelson Training Room Map